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EVENT

Athens Gardens Festival / Marios Strofalis Quartet & Irene Toumpaki

VENUE

Parko Eleftherias

Evzonon 17, Athens

DATE

27 May 2022

COMPLETED

DESCRIPTION

Athens Garden Festivals 2022

Within the framework of This is Athens City Festival, by the city of Athens

Athens Gardens festival started its journey in 2013 by the Athens Art Network, which had been created just a year prior, and consisted of many independent art groups. Since then, at the beginning of the tourist season, the festival presents the opportunity to find live world and classical music in selected Athenian gardens and parks with free entrance.

 

Songs and music of love.

Marios Strofalis Quartet & Irene Toumpaki.

“Kentro Technon” (Art center) – Parko Eleutherias (Freedom Park)

Event hours: 19:30-21:30

Located right next to Megaro Mousikis, Eleftheria park rises over the Vassilissis Sofias avenue, inside a beautiful cityscape made up of embassies, hospitals and buildings of neoclassical and modern architecture. Eleftherios Venizelos’ statue, a piece of art by the sculptor G. Pappas, is the park’s trademark. Four stone buildings are located on the back of Eleftheria park, full of grass and colorful flowers, and are considered landmarks because of their rich history; during the military dictatorship they were used as penitentiaries to hold and  torture anti systemic democrats. Right next to the museum, the Cultural Center of the Municipality of Athens hosts independent and collective art exhibitions including paintings, sculptures, engraving, photography, video art etc.

The cinematic composer’s chamber music ensemble with a distinct mediterranean hue is almost upon the  20th year since its formation and will present the albums “European Taxim I&II”.Eirini Toumpaki’s voice brings new horizons to the band  with songs of love from the new collaboration between her and Marios Strofalis called “Mystikos Kipos”.

Vangelis Vergiotis-accordion

Fay Nikolopoulou-violoncello

Dionisis Vervitsiotis-violin

Marios Strofalis-piano

 

The event follows all required guidelines of the public health authority to prevent the spread of COVID 19.

Closest Metro Station: Megaro Mousikis

Metro to Venue: 3 minutes walking

Wheelchair Accessibility YES

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